Most of the participants are put up at Vanvihar guest house.
The keys to the rooms can be directly collected from the reception
Post-Doctoral Fellows and Graduate Students are put up
Staff Hostel. The keys to these rooms should be collected from
the reception of the Main Guest House.
We are making arrangements to pick up as many people
Please look for a person carrying WHEPP-8/IIT BOMBAY placard.
In case, you don't find such a person, please take a taxi to IIT in Powai.
Most taxi drivers know where Powai is and IIT is very prominent in
Powai. The rough distances and taxi fares from airports and stations
are given under `Reaching IIT'. From International Airport, you can
take pre-paid taxi. From Domestic Airport, you should take a taxi from
a line standing at the arrival terminal. From various stations also, you
should take taxi from a line standing outside. In case of need, call one
of the people at the phone numbers given below.
The weather in Bombay during January is pleasant. Daytime
are in 22-28 Celsius range and night time temparatures are in the range
16-20 Celsius. You may need a sweater or a light jacket at night. Guest
House provides wollen blankets.
Breakfast and dinner will be served in the special serving
area on the
left hand side of the 2nd floor of GulMohur restaurant. Lunch will be
served on the 3rd floor dining hall. WHEPP-8 has made arrangement
to serve dinner on January 4th (sunday). People who come before 4th
evening have to take care of their own breakfast/lunch.
The sessions in the first week (January 5-9) will take
Electrical Engineering Seminar Hall. The Hall is equipped with
a PC and an LCD projector. Computer based presentations, either
from the PC or a Laptop are possible. Please note that in India, we
use 220 V/ 50 Hz power supply. Rooms in Vanvihar have internet
ports. You can connect to Internet directly from your room, if you
have a laptop.
Please make note of the following Phone numbers:
S. Uma Sankar: 2576-7557
Urjit Yajnik: 2576-7575, 2576-8575
P. Ramadevi: 2576-7563,2576-8130
D. S. Misra: 2576-7561,2576-8561
Main Guest House: 2576-8946
Van Vihar Guest House: 2576-8945